The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Developments in privacy law and writings of a Canadian privacy lawyer, containing information related to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (aka PIPEDA) and other Canadian and international laws.
The author of this blog, David T.S. Fraser, is a Canadian privacy lawyer who practices with the firm of McInnes Cooper. He is the author of the Physicians' Privacy Manual. He has a national and international practice advising corporations and individuals on matters related to Canadian privacy laws.
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Wednesday, September 22, 2004
The Information and Privacy Commissioner of BC says his report on the impact of the USA PATRIOT ACT on the privacy of British Columbians will be delayed a second time:
"'The sheer volume of the submissions and the complexity of the issues have forced a second extension of the report's release date,' said Mary Carlson, director of policy and compliance for the Office of the Information and Privacy Commission.
The commission received more than 500 submissions from individuals, governments, other privacy commissioners, businesses, unions, technology associations, non-profit associations, civil liberties groups, health care bodies and seniors' organizations."
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